Parkinson’s Disease: Financial, Legal and Medical Planning Tips for Care Partners

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

How can you and your loved one with Parkinson's plan for the future? Parkinson’s disease can require planning for both long- and short-term costs of medication, home adaptations, insurance, estate planning documents and other health care related needs. Learn practical tips as it relates to modifying aspects of estate and financial planning by joining a one-hour PDF online seminar led by Martin M. Shenkman, C.P.A., M.B.A., P.F.S., A.E.P., J.D., Founder, Shenkman Law.

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Learning Objectives: 
  • Understand the legal documents people with Parkinson’s and care partners may need as they plan for a future with the disease.
  • Understand how legal documents can be modified or tailored to better address the challenges of living with Parkinson’s disease.
  • Understand why legal documents alone are not enough to protect people with PD and care partners, and learn practical steps for increasing protection.
  • Understand how financial planning, investing and tax planning all may be affected by Parkinson's disease.
  • Learn practical steps for building a financial, estate and legal safety net to protect you or a loved one as Parkinson's progresses.
Martin M. Shenkman , C.P.A., M.B.A., P.F.S., A.E.P., J.D , Founder of Shenkman Law

Mr. Shenkman is an attorney for a private practice in New Jersey and New York City. His areas of practice include estate planning, tax planning, close business taxation, business transactions and estate administration. Mr. Shenkman has authored 42 books and published over 1,000 articles, with more than 50 of them addressing planning for those facing the challenges of chronic illness and disability (one article: “Estate Planning for Clients with Parkinson’s”).

Mr. Shenkman received his MBA from the University of Michigan, with a concentration in tax and finance; Law degree from Fordham University School of Law; Admitted to the bar in New York, New Jersey and Washington DC; CPA in New Jersey, Michigan and New York; Registered Investment Advisor in New Jersey and New York.

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This series has been made possible by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc., Sunovion and Lundbeck LLC.

It is designed in collaboration with Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society (DAPS); Houston Area Parkinson Society (HAPS); Michigan Parkinson Foundation (MPF); the Neuro Challenge Foundation (NCF); Parkinson Association of the Carolinas (PAC); Parkinson Association of the Rockies (PAR); Parkinson's Association (PA) and Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana (PSCKY).